Market concentration 'holding back worker wages'

By Poppy Johnston
Updated March 2 2023 - 4:38pm, first published 4:35pm
Dr Andrew Leigh says non-compete and no-poach conditions stop workers switching jobs for higher pay. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)
Dr Andrew Leigh says non-compete and no-poach conditions stop workers switching jobs for higher pay. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)

The federal minister responsible for competition policy has raised concerns about restrictive terms in employee contracts that keep wages depressed, and has called on the consumer watchdog to investigate.

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